American Studies

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AMS 110 Introduction to American Studies 3
Examines socio-cultural, political, and historical factors, as well as literary and artistic expressions, in addressing the overarching questions: What does it mean to be an American? and What is America?. Spring. Study Area III

200s

AMS 241 Introduction to Planning 3
Cross listed with GEOG 241. See GEOG 241 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for GEOG 241. Study Area II

300s

AMS 322 Race and Ethnic Relations 3
Prereq.: SOC 110, 212. Cross listed with SOC 322. See SOC 322 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for SOC 322. Fall.

AMS 332 Civil Liberties 3
Prereq: PS 110. Cross listed with PS 332. See PS 332 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for PS 332.

AMS 341 The American Renaissance 3
Cross listed with ENG 341. See ENG 341 for detailed course description. No credit will be given to students with credit for ENG 341.

AMS 345 Modern African-American Literature 3
Cross listed with AFAM 345 and ENG 345. See ENG 345 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for either AFAM 345 or ENG 345.

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

AMS 422 Native Americans 3
Cross listed with ANTH 422. See ANTH 422 for detailed course description. No credit will be given to students with credit for ANTH 422. Fall. [I]

AMS 430 The American Presidency 3
Prereq.: PS 104, 110 or permission of instructor Cross listed with PS 430. See PS 430 for detailed course description. No credit given to students with credit for PS 430. Spring.

AMS 448 Advanced Studies in American Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 398, or permission of instructor. Topics in American literature, with a focus on individual authors, literary theory/method, or other specialized subjects. Attention to literary criticism, interpretation, and research. May be taken under different topics for a maximum of 6 credits. Cross listed with ENG 448. No credit given to students with credit for ENG 448. [GR]

AMS 490 Internship in American Studies 3
Prereq.: Permission of program coordinator. Supervised work in appropriate institutions requiring application of interdisciplinary principles related to American Studies. Series of consultations and a final project analyzing procedures and conclusions are required. On demand.

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